NigeriaU.S. Trains Nigerian Youths On Nation’s Economy

U.S. Trains Nigerian Youths On Nation’s Economy


- Advertisment -spot_img
Everything on JUMIA

Port Harcourt, Nigeria – U.S. consul general Will Stevens says the American government will continue to partner Nigerian universities to enhance the nation’s economy.

U.S. Trains Nigerian Youths On Nation’s Economy
American Corner Port Harcourt (ACPH) | FB

Mr Stevens stated this during the graduation of 10 participants of the ‘Learn to Earn Project’ at the American Corner, University of Port Harcourt, Choba.

The 10 young women graduated from the programme funded by the United States African Development Foundation and implemented by MOBA Designs.

Flash Sales

They were trained for six months on how to make sustainable and affordable furniture for African households and industries from reusable materials such as tyres and plastic waste.

Mr Stevens explained that the training aimed to empower young women, reduce pollution, create a healthy environment, provide leadership and business management skills, and earn a living.

Read Also: Fire Incident: All Important Documents Are Intact – WAEC

According to him, the U.S. has 11 corners in Nigeria where training hold and participants receive sustaining grants of between $10,000 and $100,000 from the support of the consulate after training.

The consul general revealed that Nigeria “is the largest participant” of the U.S. programmes in Africa.’’

“Last decade, we talked about how we need to help find African solutions to African problems. We need to be working together to help find African solutions to global problems. We are here to work together to enable and empower incredible young African entrepreneurs to find solutions to problems facing the entire world,” said the American diplomat.

Read Also: India Fines Google $161m For Unfair Practices

He added, “We are here in American Corner focusing on bringing American opportunities and ideas to the people of Port Harcourt through the University of Port Harcourt and to Nigeria also.” (NAN)

New Webbs is an independent online news platform launched with the aim of connecting the world with the latest news on the web.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Police Arrest Suspected Killer, Cultists, Kidnappers In Ibadan

Ibadan, Nigeria - Police have arrested and paraded suspected killer alongside other suspects who committed offences including kidnapping, cultism,...

Nasarawa: EFCC Nabs 28 Suspected Internet Fraudsters

Nasarawa, Nigeria - Men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have reportedly nabbed 28 suspected internet fraudsters...

CBN: Each Bank Branches Get N30M Of New Naira Notes Daily

Bauchi, Nigeria - The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that it distributes thirty million naira (N30,000,000) on...

Pakistan Mosque: Scores Killed In Blast Targeting Police Officers

In a mosque blast that targeted police officers in Northwestern Pakistan, at least 80 people died while up to...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

Lockdowns Facilitate Up To Tenfold Rise In Child Sexual Acts

A new data has unveiled that content of young children engaging in sexual acts on camera has risen by...

Afghan Girls No Longer Allowed To Write University Entrance Exam

AFGHANISTAN - Following a prohibition imposed by the Taliban-controlled Ministry of Higher Education, girls are no longer allowed to sit...

Must read

Lockdowns Facilitate Up To Tenfold Rise In Child Sexual Acts

A new data has unveiled that content of young...

UN Seek Funds For Malnourished Children

In a bid to save malnourished children, the United...
- Advertisement -spot_imgspot_img

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

Buy More, Save More